Important Phone Fixed phone

  06 Jan 2017

Having just moved into his new office in Whitehall, pompous, newly promoted Lieutenant Commander Rodney Grant [Royal Navy] was sitting at his desk when Leading Seaman Jones knocked on his door. Particularly aware of his new position, the commander quickly picked up the phone, told the seaman to enter, then said into the phone, ‘Yes, Admiral, I’ll be seeing him this afternoon and I’ll pass along your message. In the meantime, thank you for your good wishes, sir.’ [restrict]
Feeling as though he had sufficiently impressed young Jones man, he asked, ‘What do you want?’
‘Nothing important, sir,’ Jones replied without batting an eyelid, ‘I’m just here to connect up your new telephone.
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Bad Label on a Passenger Manifest
A New York lawmaker called and asked, ‘Do airlines put your physical description on your bag so they know who’s luggage belongs to who?’ I said, ‘No, why do you ask?’ She replied, ‘Well, when I checked in with
the airline, they put a tag on my luggage that said (FAT), and I’m overweight, I think that is very rude?’ After putting her on hold for a minute while I ‘ looked into it’ (I was actually laughing) I came back and explained the city code for Fresno, CA is (FAT), and that the airline was just putting a destination tag on her luggage.
I thought under my breath, a good job she wasn’t going to Show Low airport in Arizona (SOW).
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History Exam Answer
During the Renaissance America began. Christopher Columbus was a great navigator who discovered America while cursing about the Atlantic. His ships were called the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Fe. Later the Pilgrims crossed the Ocean, and that was called the Pilgrim’s Progress. When they landed at Plymouth Rock, they were greeted by Indians, who came down the hill rolling their was hoops before them. The Indian squabs carried their cabooses, which proved very fatal to them. The winter of 1620 was a hard one for the setters. Many people died and many babies were born. Captain John Smith was responsible for all this. [/restrict]